A-list entrepreneurs and husband and wife Nick and Brittany Heyd will lead a workshop series at the Maui Research & Technology Center’s (MRTC) Cohana through a joint effort with High Technology Development Corporation.
The workshops will be held at MRTC’s new Cohana coworking space at 5:30 p.m. on the following dates with the featured topics:

  • Wednesday, June 28 – Founders Talk – Free  [ REGISTER HERE ]
  • Wednesday, July 19 – Lean Startup *
  • Wednesday, August 2 – Pitch Practice *
  • Wednesday, September 6 – Introduction to Sales *
  • Wednesday, October 4 – Introduction to Fundraising *
  • Wednesday, November 1 – Introduction to Digital Marketing *
    * Dates and topics subject to change.

In addition to the workshops, Nick and Brittany will offer weekly office hours on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at MRTC beginning in June and running throughout the duration of the series to provide further mentorship opportunities to Maui’s innovation businesses.
REGISTER HERE to make an appointment with Nick and Brittany.
The Maui Research & Technology Center (MRTC) is a technology center and business incubator strategically located in Kihei, Maui, dedicated to supporting technology-oriented businesses.
For more info please email info@htdc.org

  Brittany Heyd  

Brittany Heyd is General Counsel at 1776. As part of 1776's founding team and Partner of the 1776 Seed Fund, Brittany was a critical part of taking the organization from inception of idea to initial execution to scaling into the global brand it is today. As Managing Director, she led the incubator, campus, media, events and Challenge Cup teams, setting direction for the company's main operational components and driving value for startups around the world. Brittany has also served as General Counsel, managing the company's corporate governance, contractual, IP, and business risk issues and set up related internal systems for business teams.
Before 1776, Brittany worked on business community initiatives and outreach at the White House, led event strategy for Startup DC, and held positions at Latham & Watkins, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and Mark IV Capital.
Brittany holds a Juris Doctor / Masters of Public Policy from Georgetown University and a Bachelor's of Arts from the University of San Diego. Brittany is a Millennium Fellow at the Atlantic Council. She has also been featured in Washington Business Journal's Top Corporate Counsel annual list.

  Nick Heyd

Nick Heyd has been in the high-growth tech startup world for the past 8 years. He's worn many different hats including product management, business development, marketing, project management and customer experience operations. Through these experiences, Nick has gained expertise in growth marketing, agile development and lean startup methodologies and their practical implementations.
Most recently, Nick was head of Sales and Marketing for Galley, a Washington, DC based meal delivery app serving thousands of meals daily. As part of a founding team of 4, Nick led Galley's growth, driving all sales, marketing and business development efforts. Nick designed its go-to-market and customer acquisition strategy and built out channels, new initiatives and product lines to drive substantial growth. Specific skill sets include: digital and email marketing, brand messaging, design, analytics, social media, offline marketing, and referral and affiliate programs.
Before Galley, Nick held several positions at LivingSocial, a global daily deal company that raised $1B and was one of the fastest growing companies in history. As part of its project management team, Nick led high-level company initiatives including national sponsorship campaigns, recruiting and resource management, production operations, and managed engineering development of products including National e-commerce, CRM, payments, data engineering, and an internal consumer services tool. Nick also managed a team of 20 and had extensive involvement in scaling the customer experience team.
Nick was born and raised on Maui and recently moved back home with his wife and 2 young boys.


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